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Sep 29, 2012 4:30pm EDT
cancers. now, often this comes with a sticker shock, for example, avastin, 88,000 there$88,000 a s medication. others, very expensive, and this is 124,000 for four doses, big sticker shock, not taking into account the hundreds of thousands, and for what the physician charges, all of it goes into the cost. and it adds up quick. as part of the clinical trial, brian got the drug free, but could only continue because the company that makes the drug agreed to keep providing it. >> i think with the drug, i could see the scans and that the disease was going away. and i knew that good things were happening. you kind of get a taste of what that was like before cancer. >> and what it takes. a year after his diagnosis, brian and lupe got married. in some people, the drug works miracles, the problem is, they don't last. >> i've had patients that have been bedridden that could take their kids to disney world. so it has had dramatic responses. the issue is, they object last a few months -- only last a few months, then the tumor comes back. >> reporter: and this time, he told him it was time to t
Sep 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
actually is breath holding. if you hold your breath repeatedly or if you hyperventilate first, as you s here, the lungs don't have as much oxygen. that's a key point. they don't have much carbon dioxide either. people don't realize, but your urge to breathe is triggered by having a lot of carbon dioxide in your lungs, not by the oxygen level. so when someone like whitner, for example, holds their breath again on the next dive under water, they run low on oxygen, but with so little carbon dioxide now in their lungs, they don't realize it. they don't come up to breathe, and they pass out. again, i keep repeating this because it's -- swimming pools, people testing themselves to get from one end of the pool to the other under water, holding their breath. that's the exact situation that can be dangerous. a lot of times it's caught on film, as well, which is remarkable. i'll show a clip from the discovery channel show called "making the cut." it's a pretty good if not frightening illustration. take a look at this. >> when they do try and push themselves, the most common thing is shallow water
Sep 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
live longer. >> well, a new study came out from a study of monkeey s who were fed 30% less calories did not live longer. so fewer calories may not be the key to longer leaf, but eater better may be. there are many areas of the country where vegetables are not abundant or affordable, but one neighborhood in new jersey has it right. we have found that over 23 million americans can't get fresh food. they live in areas designateded by the usda is food deserts which is an area of poverty rate of 20% with no grocery store nearby. i'm standing in one of of the food deserts and it is one of the people here to try to find fresh produce or fruits or vegetables. but while investigating behind this church we found a truck like this one, if fulton fresh fruit market. they give away produce for free and something else here. this minia chester manages the program. it is called the fulton county program. >> i explain it like this, if you were trying the go to the grocery store with two children, how many bags can you carry because you have to hold the children's hands? >> sos a as a result, you don
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